Monthly Archives: March 2009

HomoQuotable – Ed Koch

“I do not want to add to the acceptability of asking every candidate, ‘Are you straight or gay or lesbian?’ and make it a legitimate question, so I don’t submit to that question. I don’t care if people think I’m gay because I don’t answer it. I’m flattered that at 84 people are interested in my sex life — and, …

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Homophobic Murderer: “So I Killed Someone. That Makes Me A Bad Guy?”

Confessed killer Keith Phoenix is now claiming that his murder of Jose Sucuzhanay was done in self-defense in a street fight “gone bad” and that he doesn’t hate gays. He has been called a monstrous murderer, filled with bias and hate, but in a jailhouse interview on Sunday, Keith Phoenix blamed his Latino victim – and insisted he has nothing …

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Thursday: Prop 8 Overturn Arguments To Be Heard By CA Supreme Court

JMG reader Sean Chapin sends us his clip promoting this week’s Eve Of Justice candlelight vigils /rallies which take place around California this Wednesday, the day before the California Supreme Court hears arguments on overturning Prop 8. Wednesday, March 4 is the day before the California Supreme Court hears oral arguments on the validity of Prop 8. That evening, we’ll …

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The Astroturf Tea Party

Playboy Magazine, of all sources, is claiming that this weekend’s “tea party” anti-Obama rallies around the nation were not, in fact, a spontaneous burst of grassroots outrage prompted by CNBC host Rick Santelli’s viral YouTube clip, but were actually a carefully plotted campaign planned months ago. What hasn’t been reported until now is evidence linking Santelli’s “tea party” rant with …

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DADT Repeal To Be Introduced Today

Today Rep. Ellen Tauscher (D-CA) will introduce the legislation to repeal “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” The SLDN wants the bill attached to a DOD funding bill which is expected to be voted on in April. Even as the administration gathers its footing, the Servicemembers Legal Defense Network — a group dedicated to changing the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy — …

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And That’s The End Of The Story

Radio pioneer Paul Harvey died this weekend at age 90. Known for his resonant voice and trademark delivery of “The Rest of the Story,” Harvey had been heard nationally since 1951, when he began his “News and Comment” for ABC Radio Networks. He became a heartland icon, delivering news and commentary with a distinctive Midwestern flavor. “Stand by for news!” …

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Snow Day

NYC school kids are getting their first snow day in five years today as some parts of the city are expected to 7-10″ of the white stuff.. I’m not seeing that much at my place so far, just a few inches, but it’s starting to come down again pretty good right now. In March. I recommend hopping over to Father …

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CNN Cuts Off Rush Limbaugh In The Middle Of An Apparent Gay Slur

In the middle of Rush Limbaugh’s speech at CPAC today, CNN suddenly “lost” the signal just as Limbaugh launched into what seems to have been a Barney Frank impression. Did CNN just happen to have a malfunction at that moment? Whatever Limbaugh said, the knuckle-draggers at CPAC were in full “USA! USA!” mode when the signal was restored a moment …

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